Magnuson Grand Hotel & Conference Center
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- High-speed internet in room
- Heated pool
- Room service
- Breakfast Available
- Conference facilities
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I had hoped to camp at Pere Marquette State Park which is at the confluence with the Mississippi River near Grafton IL. I approached the
north entrance and was met with barricades across the road due to flooding. I decided to go around to the other end and approach from Grafton. I tried to call
first to see if the park was open but I didn’t get an answer. That should have been ...
... us. With the rain so heavy we were not planning on going anywhere until it settled. Ideal time to catch up with stuff and contacts. As soon as the rain eased off we left for Jays. We stopped in Farmersville to see what was there, we pass the caddyshack each day, and the square is just behind it. 3 bars, a post office, bank, garage and a park. Not a lot to look at, so moved on. We arrived when jay & marra had finished moving around the boys bedroom. Levi took great delight ...
... on to Girard. One road and should be easy enough, but pmt tension had me gripped to the wheel most of the way trying to stick to plodalong speed. And away from the monster trucks heading towards me. Coming in to a familiar territory and passing Nilwood with its appropriate warning sign. We had heard that "there are cougars out there in them woods, don't be go walking out at night boy". I managed to get us un scathed and in one piece to Jay's, tho Andy I ...
... it looks like a boy has written it" & the other "well I just don't know" and they took the Hoover away. It was sooo funny watching them looking up & down the corridor, I don't know how we didn't give our location away creasing up from the other side of the door, right next to them. They just don't get the humour. They were both in our room making beds soon after, we hadn't left yet but was so tempted to ask if they were hoovering it too today, but ...
... going for lunch at the Ariston, the famous oldest historic Route 66 cafe run by the Adams family. Dad had told us about here and was recommended its well worth the visit. It's only a 10 minute drive away, to the next exit along from ours. We parked up outside and got to the entrance to find it was closed on Mondays. Next door was also an old Route 66 restaurant too, so we went into Jubelt's for lunch instead. It was busy, we sat in one of the few ...